Justice Smith, the 22-year-old star of Netflix’s The Get Down, is set to star in the first-ever live-action Pokémon film titled Detective Pikachu.
The news comes from Variety, in an article that also reports Rob Letterman will be directing the script, which was written by Nicole Perlman and Alex Hirsch. No further information is currently available, but Universal Pictures will be distributing the film outside of Japan. Currently, Smith is also confirmed for 2018’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the sequel to 2015’s Jurassic World.
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